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The Conference Park from venuebirmingham

48 Edgbaston Park Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2RA, England (Formerly University of Birmingham Conference Park)
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Ranked #77 of 136 Hotels in Birmingham
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a single room in Lucas house. This is a little tired but the room was clean and a decent size. Breakfast was good and just what you need to begin the day, a hot and cold buffet. The evening menu is also was good, with excellent staff. There is a decent bar serving the necessaries!. Have to say that... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Had a twin bedded room in the accommodation block over the road from Lucas house. This is a little shabby but the room was clean and a reasonable size. Breakfast is served in Lucas House and is excellent with a hot and cold buffet. The evening menu is also excellent, as are the staff. There is a small bar which... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

For £80 a night I expected a bit more. Breakfast was good but basic. The room small but tatty. I don't know when this place was last done up but it needs an overhaul. Conduit and trunking everywhere hiding cables and all the pipe work boxed up. Needs some tlc. Furniture wasn't great either. It was otherwise functional but not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not quite what we expected but on the whole it was functional. A bit pricy (£80 per night) on the balance of things hence the low score. The place really needs a refit. Built in the 70s I haven't a clue when it was last refurbished. The rooms are small and what was apparent was the amount of trunking used... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is a great location for visiting Birmingham University, being on the doorstep, but also for the pubs in Harborne and Edgbaston as well as Edgbaston cricket ground. Its also handy for the city centre as its not far to walk to the Bristol road where there are frequent buses into the centre. However, it is basic accommodation in an... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

we were more than surprised as the room was better than the crowne plaza we stayed at last time we visited my partners daughter and so convenient for her to meet us. Very comfortable and lovely breakfast. A great asset to the university.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were attending an open day at Birmingham University. This conference venue is basic but cheap. The breakfast is good but the evening menu is limited but adequate. We only had the choice of fish and chips on a Friday evening but managed to get them to cook steak which was good. The big advantage was the proximity to the... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed here while visiting a niece who is studying at the University. The location is excellent for the University and the price is reasonable, especially with the free parking. On the plus side the staff were friendly, the rooms with bathrooms were spotless, had everything we needed and breakfast was good. The overall memory of our stay however was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Having booked a stay in venuebirmingham and upon reaching Edgbaston Park Road I had thought it would be easy to locate venuebirmingham. Not so! Driving up and down the road it is full of residential accommodation mainly for students all looking pretty much the same. Checking each "Birmingham University" sign as we drove by not one mentioned venuebirmingham. Asking around... More 

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venuebirmingham, Manager at The Conference Park from venuebirmingham, responded to this review

You've just identified the single biggest worry we have - and the one that we can do very little about I am afraid! We are part of the University of Birmingham - and part of the Calthorpe Estate, and as such we have very strict restrictions on the signage we can place on Edgbaston Park road. I would love to... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Good stay here, convenient. Rooms quite basic, free parking which is a bonus. The food however is fantastic. Ate in the restaurant and opted for the fish & chips. They were the best fish and chips I have ever eaten ... and I've eaten a lot of fish & chips! Credit to the chef.

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